Superfund Site:

HELENA CHEMICAL CO. LANDFILL
FAIRFAX, SC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Angela Miller
(404) 562-8561

Remedial Project Manager
Candice Teichert
(404) 562-8821

Site Location

Street Address:
HWY 321 S, FAIRFAX, SC 29829

Background

The 13.5-acre Helena Chemical Co. Landfill site is located in Fairfax, South Carolina. It includes an area where several companies owned and operated pesticide formulation facilities from the mid-1960s to 1979. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1990 because of contaminated debris, groundwater, sediment and soil resulting from facility operations. EPA, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), and Helena Chemical Company, the site’s potentially responsible party (PRP), have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination. ...
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